Trotwood police say car owner uncooperative in fatal hit-skip crash

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Police respond to report of 'person down' in Trotwood

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UPDATE @ 10:24 a.m. (Jan. 26)

Trotwood police say the death of Nathan Hairston earlier this month was the result of a hit-and-run crash.

Hairston was found down on the ground around 2 a.m. Jan. 18 in the 4800 block of Free Pike.

Police say Hairston was walking home from work and had gotten off an RTA bus in the area. He was struck by a silver Pontiac Grand Prix while crossing the street.

Trotwood police found license plate Ohio HGB-4879 from a silver 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix with four doors. Police have identified the owner, who is not cooperating with police and the vehicle has not been located.

If you were driving in this area at the time and recall any information about the silver car involved, call police at 937-854-7231.

UPDATE @ 4:45 p.m. (Jan. 18)

The man who was found dead Thursday morning as a result of a person down call has been identified as Nathan Hairston, according to the Montgomery County coroner’s office.

Hairston was 40 years old and a Trotwood resident.


Police are investigating after they were called to reports of a person down in Trotwood early Thursday.

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Officers were dispatched to the area of Free Pike and Hermosa Drive around 2 a.m.

As of 4 a.m., police remain on scene.

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This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.